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Cluster formation and the shape of the arrival-time-spectrum of the kinestatic charge detector
Author(s): M. Waleed Gaber; Zeping Zhu; Frank A. DiBianca
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Paper Abstract

Experimental studies of the broadening of the full width at half maximum (FWHM) of the arrival time spectrum (ATS) in the research KCD system as a function of drift distance and x- ray tube mA settings were carried out. Results demonstrate that the broadening of the FWHM is mainly due to two factors, the space charge spreading of the ionic plane and the presence of more than one charge carrier with different mobilities in the ionic plane. Diffusional broadening is estimated to be almost negligible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2432, Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging, (8 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208382
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M. Waleed Gaber, Univ. of Tennessee/Memphis (United States)
Zeping Zhu, Univ. of Tennessee/Memphis (United States)
Frank A. DiBianca, Univ. of Tennessee/Memphis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2432:
Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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